Wednesday, May 8, 2013
The whole family is invited to a benefit Saturday to raise money for the family of 9-year-old Holly Huynh Berry, who died in a car crash last November, and her grandmother, Suzanne, who is still recovering from injuries sustained from the crash.
The last time Dale Homnick saw Holly Huynh Berry, she was only an infant bopping along in a baby bouncer. Even though it had been years since he was in the same room with her, Holly's death from a car crash on Nov. 21 still hit Homnick hard. "It was horrible," Homnick said. "I have three kids of my own, I can't imagine what it would be like if something took them away. Their lives are changed forever." As a tribute to Holly, and an effort to raise money for the conitued care and support of her grandmother, Suzanne, who has been hospitalized with brain injuries since the accident, Homnick has helped organize a fundraiser benefit for the Berry family. "The money will go directly to the family," Homnick said. "The Berrys are not ones to ask …
Sunday, March 3, 2013
Police are still investigating a car crash that closed the Rt. 611 Bypass Saturday and Sunday.
The crash scene, once again, stretched far down the road. The cars, once again, lay demolished and crumpled after their collision. And while police are still investigating the car crash on the Rt. 611 Bypass Saturday night, many who saw the scene Saturday night and Sunday morning immediately began speculating that it was caused, once again, by high speed. Doylestown Township Police on Sunday said initial estimates suggest that the drivers involved in Saturday night's crash were speeding at more than 100 miles an hour, according to Phillyburbs. Saturday's crash comes three months after another high-speed crash that left a little girl dead and her grandmother fighting for her life. The death of 9-year-old Holly Huynh on Nov. 21 stunned the …
Amateur video captures the scene of a serious car crash that closed the Rt. 611 Bypass Saturday night and Sunday morning.
The Route 611 Bypass around Doylestown remained closed Saturday night through Sunday morning after a car crash. Amateur video captured the scene of the crash, which happened shortly after 10 p.m. near the Swamp Road (Rt. 313) exit. The Bypass was closed from the West State Street exit through the Swamp Road exit. It reopened shortly after noon Sunday. Further details about the extent of injuries to those involved were not immediately available Sunday. This is a developing news story and will be updated as more information becomes available.
Saturday, March 2, 2013
Rescuers responded to a car crash Saturday night on the Rt. 611 Bypass.
The Route 611 Bypass around Doylestown had to be closed late Saturday night after a car crash. The crash happened shortly after 10 p.m. near the Swamp Road (Rt. 313) exit. Witnesses reported seeing one overturned car in the southbound lanes of the Bypass and another car in the northbound lanes. Rescuers, including those from the Doylestown Fire Co., were working late Saturday to remove at least one person from the overturned car. Rt. 611 had to be closed for a time as investigators responded to the crash scene. This is a developing news story and will be updated as more information becomes available.
Friday, November 23, 2012
Holly Huynh would have been 10 years old in December.
- POLICE & FIRE
Friday, November 23, 2012
Monday is likely to be a sad day at Groveland Elementary. Holly Huynh, one of the school's students, has been identified as the child who died in Wednesday night's car crash on the Rt. 611 Bypass. Police said Friday that Huynh was 9 years old and would have celebrated her 10th birthday in December. The mother of one of Huynh's classmates remembered her Friday as "always smiling, laughing and just full of life." Holly was killed in the two-car collision, which happened around 6:45 p.m. near the Broad Street exit of the Bypass. Her grandmother, Suzanne Berry, 55, of Plumstead, was flown from the scene to Temple University Hospital in "extremely critical" condition. Berry remained in critical condition Friday, authorities said. Bucks County …
Thursday, November 22, 2012
Rescuers responded to a car crash on Rt. 202 Thursday night.
- POLICE & FIRE
Thursday, November 22, 2012
Emergency responders were called to the scene of a car crash on Thanksgiving night in Doylestown. The crash happened at Burpee and State roads at about 8:50 p.m. Warrington ambulance was on the scene, and witnesses who saw the crash immediately called the police. There is no immediate word on the conditions of the people involved in the crash.
Wednesday, November 21, 2012
A 10-year-old girl from Pipersville was killed and three others injured, one critically, in a crash on the Rt. 611 Bypass in Doylestown.
A 10-year-old girl from Pipersville lost her life and three others were fighting for theirs Wednesday night after a car crash on the Rt. 611 Bypass in Doylestown. The crash happened at 6:46 p.m. in the northbound lanes of the Bypass near the Broad Street exit, said Lt. Matt O'Connor, of the Doylestown Township Police. The girl was pronounced dead at the scene. The woman who was driving the Honda CRV the girl was in was flown to Temple University Hospital, O'Connor said. She was believed to be in extremely critical condition late Wednesday, police said. Police believe the 55-year-old woman, also of Pipersville, was the girl's grandmother but have not been able to confirm that yet, the lieutenant said. Two people from the other car, a Ford …
Saturday, May 12, 2012
A single car crashed into a pole on Cold Spring Creamery Road at Stoney Drive, knocking out power to between 1,501 and 3,500 customers.
Power went out in parts of Buckingham late Saturday night after a car crash on Cold Spring Creamery Road at Stoney Drive. Police and fire officials were dispatched to the area around 11 p.m. Cold Spring Creamery was shut down while officials responded to the incident. Fire police began turning drivers around at Skyron Drive, near the Doylestown Airport. Neighbors reported hearing a car crash into a pole on Cold Spring Creamery at Stoney Drive. Witnesses later reported seeing a single car involved in the crash and electric wires downed. The outage left between 1,501 and 3,500 without power Saturday night, according to PECO's outage map. Company representatives could not be reached for immediate comment late Saturday. Repair crews already …
Tuesday, April 17, 2012
Firefighters, cops and medics from around Central Bucks had worked together in concert to save the driver's life.
They labored for an hour to cut her free from the twisted metal. A medic crouched in her crumpled back seat and talked to her while the rescue equipment whined and screamed as they bit through the trunk of the car. As car crashes go, this one looked horrific. As extrications go, this was a long one. As rescues go, maybe it was a miracle. On Monday, the emergency rescuers who crafted that miracle were lauded for their work on Doylestown's Swamp Road on March 27. "I was tremendously impressed by what you people did," Doylestown Mayor Libby White said Monday at a Doylestown Borough Council Meeting. "I’m so glad we have this opportunity to recognize you from the Borough Council." White presented commendations to representatives from seven area…
Friday, April 13, 2012
Doylestown Township Chief Dean Logan was treated and released after the Friday morning crash.
Doylestown Township Police Chief Dean Logan was not seriously injured after he hit a utility pole Friday morning. The chief was driving his police car when he hit a pole near the intersection of Route 313 and North Main Street around 10 a.m. Township supervisors' chairman Barbara Lyons said no one else was hurt in the one-car crash. "He had a coughing fit episode and he's not sure it he lost consciousness, but he hit the pole," Lyons said. "It was just one of those things." Lyons said the chief was treated and released from the hospital. He was uninjured but sore because the car's airbag deployed. The township supervisor said she was just glad neither the chief nor anyone else was hurt. "Nobody was hurt," she said. "It was just metal."